Ten thousand years have passed since the treasonous acts of Chaos toppled the Golden Age of mankind. Fires burn brightly throughout the galaxies, illuminating carnage and slaughter as mankind defends itself from ancient enemies. Hardened forces collide with one goal in mind, the complete extermination of their opposition. "Game of the Year" developer, Relic Entertainment, brings the world's most successful tabletop war game to the PC. Control one of four unique races in head-to-head or cooperative multiplayer action, where faith, skill, and strategy are requisites in ruling the universe.
* Cinematic quality melee and ranged combat that show battle in detail never before seen in a real-time strategy game.
* Improved resource model that focuses action on the frontline.
* Tactical features, such as cover, squad-based gameplay, morale and hero units, which promotes unit strategy over mass assaults while still allowing for large-scale battles.
* 4 unique races, each with their own unique strategies.
* Epic ‘Single Player Campaign’ employing classic storytelling elements of treason and conspiracy.
* 2-8 player multiplayer via LAN or Internet providing endless re-playability.
* New multiplayer features, including customizable squad colors, banners, badges, insignia and names, and the ability to ally with other players.